Neottia ovata (syn: Listera ovata) (NL: Grote keverorchis / EN: Common Twayblade / DE: Große Zweiblatt) is a terrestrial orchid native to Europe.Plant is 10–70 cm high,with 2 big green leaves. Flowers are green or yellow. In Belgium it is one of the most common orchid species but due to the "grassy" color the species is easily overlooked.
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Image: De Panne (B) - 22/05/2011
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